Lauren Macaluso, MD.
Dr. Lauren Macaluso is a breastfeeding medicine and lactation specialist and has a practice dedicated exclusively to supporting nursing mothers and their babies. She sees patients in her New Hyde Park office and virtually through telehealth.
Dr. Lauren Macaluso provides specialized medical care for breastfeeding mothers and their children. She is proud to have a medical practice where mothers can meet their babies’ breastfeeding needs in one place. She received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s National Medical Center of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Macaluso’s special interest in breastfeeding started after nursing her own two children while working part-time with medical students and residents in the newborn nursery. She identified a need for breastfeeding-focused care and started her practice in 2006.
She is a physician with privileges at North Shore University Hospital and Cohen Children’s Medical Center. She is proud to work with pediatricians, obstetricians, midwives, lactation consultants, breast surgeons, ENTs, oral surgeons, OMM physicians, and feeding, physical, and occupational therapists for optimal patient care.
Dr. Macaluso is on the Board of Directors of NABBLM, the North American Board of Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine. NABBLM formed to help physicians practice this specialty by outlining a pathway to board certification. She is a member of the NABBLM Subject Matter Expert Committee, creating the curriculum, including the knowledge, skills, and abilities, for breastfeeding and lactation medicine specialists. She teaches and mentors in and outside of her office.
Articles Written by Lauren Macaluso, MD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC
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